Oahu

DLNR-ADMINISTERED OPEN / ACCESSIBLE SITES – OAHU

Note: If a location you would like to shoot at is not on this list, please contact the HONOLULU Film Office or Hawaii Film Office. Some locations are open and accessible but also have special conditions/restrictions, e.g. Waikiki Beach.

Aiea Heiau Park (AKA Keawa Heiau State Rec. Area)
Alii (County) Beach Park*
Aukai (County) Beach Park*
Banzai Beach (part of Sunset Beach Park; shoreline between Ke Waena and Ke Nui Roads)*
(Beach fronting) Banzai Pipeline (AKA The Pipeline)
Barbers Point (AKA Kalaeloa) Beaches
Chun’s Reef (Beach)
Cromwell Beach (at end of Kulamanu Pl. which is at Black Point)
Diamond Head (County) Beach Park*
Duke Kahanamoku Beach
Ehukai (County) Beach Park*
Fort DeRussy Beach
(Beach at) Gas Chambers Surf Spot
Haleiwa (County) Beach Park*
Halona Cove*
Hauula (County) Beach Park*
Hawaii Loa (County)Beach Park(AKA Kawaikai)*
Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach
Hokulea (County) Beach Park (AKA Kualoa)*
Kaaawa (County) Beach Park*
Kahala (Beach)
Kahala Heights State Park
Kahaluu (County) Beach Park*
Kahe Point (County) Beach Park*
Kaiaka (County) Beach Park*
Kaiona (County) Beach Park*
Kakela (Beach)
Kalaeloa (AKA Barbers Point) Beaches
Kalaeoio (County) Beach Park*
Kaneohe (County) Beach Park*
Kaunala Beach (fronting Velzyland Surf Spot)
Kawela Bay (Beach)
Kawaikai (County)Beach Park (AKA Hawaii Loa)*
Keaau (County) Beach Park*
Keaiwa Heiau State Rec. Area (AKA Aiea Heiau State Park)
Kualoa (County) Beach Park (AKA Hokulea)*
Kuilima Hotel Beaches (AKA Turtle Bay Hilton)*
Kuliouou (County) Beach Park*
Laenani (County) Beach Park*
Laie Beach
Laniakea Surf (Beach)
Lanikai Beach (except weekends and holidays)
Leftovers Surf (Beach)
Lualualei (County) Beach Park*
Maili (County) Beach Park*
Makaha (County) Beach Park*
Malaekahana State Rec. Area
Mauna Lahilahi (County) Beach Park*
Maunalua (County) Beach Park*
Mokuleia (County) Beach Park*
Mokolii Island (Beach) (AKA Chinaman’s Hat)
Nanakuli (County) Beach Park*
Nuuanu Pali State Wayside
Paumalu Beach
(Beach fronting) The Pipeline (AKA Banzai Pipeline)
Pokai (County) Beach Park*
Police Beach (Also requires permission from Kamehameha Schools; AKA Puaena Pt Old Landing Strip)*
(Beaches fronting) Portlock Road
Pounders (County) Beach Park*
Puaena Pt Old Landing Strip (Also requires permission from Kamehameha Schools; AKA Police Beach)
Punaluu (County) Beach Park*
Pupukea (County) Beach Park (Sharks Cove)*
Puu Ualakaa State Wayside (on Round Top)**
Queens Beach 
Rainbow Bay
(Beach fronting) Rocky Point Surf Spot
Sand Island State Recreation Area
Sandy (County) Beach Park*
Sunset (County) Beach Park*
Swanzy (County) Beach Park*
Turtle Bay Hilton Beach (AKA Kuilima Hotel)*
Ulehawa (County) Beach Park*
Waahila Ridge State Rec. Area
Wahiawa Freshwater State Recreation Area
Waiahole (County) Beach Park*
Waialae (County) Beach Park*
Waikiki Beach (ONLY from beach fronting “Hilton helipad”through Fort DeRussy Beach)
Wailupe (County) Beach Park
Waimanalo Bay (County) Beach Park*
Waimea Bay (County) Beach Park*
Waimano Gulch

*Also requires County(HONOLULU) permit or approval from owner(s); state jurisdiction up to high-water mark/vegetation line.
**Note: The Hawaii Nature Center (HNC) holds classes at Puu Ualakaa State Wayside from Aug 1 – June 1 on M/T/Th. from 9am-1pm. Schedule is subject to change, so please check with HNC, 808-955-0100.